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Glenway Wescott

Glenway WescottBorn: 11-Apr-1901
Birthplace: Kewaskum, WI
Died: 22-Feb-1987
Location of death: Rosemont, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes buried at farm in Haymeadows, NJ)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Pilgrim Hawk


[1] Wescott, on gay writers writing about their homosexual experiences: "It spoils everything if our... our Athenian pleasures are described to the barbarians. I think our world is amusing only so long as it remains a mystery to them."

Boyfriend: Monroe Wheeler (museum administrator)

    University: University of Chicago (dropped out)

Is the subject of books:
Glenway Wescott Personally: A Biography, 2003, BY: Jerry Rosco

Author of books:
The Apple of the Eye (1924, novel)
The Grandmothers (1927, novel)
Goodbye, Wisconsin (1928, short stories)
The Pilgrim Hawk (1940, novel)
Apartment in Athens (1945, novel)
Images of Truth (1962)



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